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The Australian Carer : A Training Manual for Aged Care Workers with Online Study Tools 12 months - Helen Croft

The Australian Carer

A Training Manual for Aged Care Workers with Online Study Tools 12 months

Book with Other Items Published: 9th December 2016
ISBN: 9780170368803

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The Australian Carer: A Training Manual for Aged Care workers, 4e addresses the CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support, and particularly supports the Aged Care and Home and Community elective streams.

A practical, down-to-earth training manual for personal care workers in the contemporary health and community services environment, it also supports skill development and knowledge for the competencies and qualifications associated with the training package for aged care.

The Australian Carer, 4e keeps you up to date on the latest best practice with revised content around legislation and funding, palliative care, communications technology, strengths-based care, and new pedagogy to encourage reflection and debate on aged care issues.

Part 1: Working in aged care: an introduction 1. Ageing in Australia in the 21st century 2. Aged care environments 3. Care teams and carer's role 4. Caring in the home and community care environment

Part 2: Actioning care routines 5. Communicating with clients 6. Care routines supporting physiological and psychological changes 7. Care routines supporting activities of daily living 8. Assisting with self-medication 9. Supporting cultural, spiritual and sexual needs

Part 3: Ensuring work health and safety 10. Working safely as a carer 11. Major WHS priorities ' fire safety, manual handling and infection control 12. Safe food handling

Part 4: Ensuring service quality 13. Quality and organisational communication in aged care 14. Advocacy

Part 5: Supporting special care needs 15. Caring for clients from culturally diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16. Caring for clients with dementia ' Part 1 17. Caring for the client with dementia ' Part 2 18. Providing palliative care

Appendix GLOSSARY BIBLIOGRAPHY

ISBN: 9780170368803
ISBN-10: 0170368807
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Published: 9th December 2016
Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 21.6  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 1.2
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised

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